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The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child an analysis of treaty provisions and implications of U.S. ratification

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Published by Transnational Publishers in Ardsley, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Children"s rights.,
  • Childen -- Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • Children"s rights -- United States.,
  • Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJonathan Todres, Mark E. Wojcik, Cris R. Revaz, editors.
ContributionsTodres, Jonathan., Wojcik, Mark E., Revaz, Cris R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK639 .U65 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3424144M
ISBN 101571053638
LC Control Number2005046653

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The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, or UNCRC, is the basis of all of Unicef’s work. It is the most complete statement of children’s rights ever produced and is the most widely-ratified international human rights treaty in history. Read the full convention (pdf) Read a . This book, based on papers from the conference 25 Years CRC held by the Department of Child Law at Leiden University, draws together a rich collection of research and insight by academics, practitioners, NGOs and other specialists to reflect on the lessons of the past 25 years, take stock of how international rights find their way into children s lives at the local level, and explore the Author: Ton Liefaard. Thirty years ago, world leaders made a historic commitment to the world’s children by adopting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. This Convention, one of the core human rights instruments, has become the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history and has helped transform children’s lives around the world. UNICEF works in more than countries and territories to reach the most disadvantaged children and adolescents – and to protect the rights of every child, everywhere.

  In , the United Nations adopted 54 principles in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. If you are like me, you are probably unaware of what these rights are. This beautifully illustrated book captures almost a third of the rights in a way that will help your child expand her or his awareness of the problems that other /5(14). Article 31 of The Convention on the Rights of the Child 1. States Parties recognize the right of the child to rest and leisure, to engage in play and recreational activities appropriate to the age of the child and to participate freely in cultural life and the arts. This booklet discusses the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, focusing on the Convention's effects on the rights of children in Australia. It summarizes the main articles of the convention and explains the international legal structures by which the rights of children are protected. The booklet then examines human rights and children's rights, the role of the United Author: Anne Greenwood. Book Chapter: Sutherland E () Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Non-Discrimination and Children’s Rights. In: Skivenes M & Søvig KH (eds.) Child Rights and International Discrimination Law: Implementing Article 2 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Routledge Research in International Law.